Tokyo Summer Olympics

The Summer Olympics are back! Tokyo will host the Summer Olympic Games from July 23 through August 16, 2021. As the world's best athletes compete for the gold, PEOPLE will bring you their stories.

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U.S. Women's Soccer Team Raises the Roof — Really — as Match Keeps Them from Opening Ceremony

"No Opening Ceremonies for us as we get ready for Game Day," the official team Instagram wrote along with a photo from the training ground. "But these views"

Here Are the Team USA Olympians You Should Follow on TikTok During the Games

From American diver Tyler Downs to U.S. rowing's Kendall Downs, here's who is sharing behind-the-scenes content on social media

Olympics Spokesman Condemns Some Delegations for Being Mostly Maskless at Opening Ceremony

Tajikistan and Kyrgyzstan were noticeably maskless for most of the Parade of Nations march during the Opening Ceremony, which officially marked the start of the Tokyo Olympics

Youngest Tokyo Olympian, 12, Looks to the Future After Losing in First Match: 'Fight for Your Dreams'

"I was hoping to play better, but it's a tough opponent so it's a good lesson for me, especially with this being my first Olympics," Syria's Hend Zaza told reporters

U.S. Women's Water Polo Team Defeats Japan in Team's First Match of Tokyo Olympics

Team USA's women's water polo team defeated host country Japan at the Tatsumi Water Polo Center in Tokyo 25-4 on Saturday

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Usain Bolt Says Keeping Up with 'Pandemonium' of Three Kids Is More Challenging Than Olympics

The eight-time gold medalist tells PEOPLE he won't force his kids to become athletes